Wednesday, June 19, 2019 1:29PM CDT
Senators raised concerns about lost market access in China and Japan, while they are also anxious to provide more certainty in the markets with action on the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said he continues trying to ease concerns of House Democrats on the trade deal.
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 1:27PM CDT
Corn planting was 92% complete and the portion of the crop that had emerged was rated 59% in good-to-excellent condition as of Sunday, June 16, according to this week's USDA NASS Crop Progress report. Soybean planting was 77% complete.
July corn is up 1 cent, July soybeans are down 2 1/2 cents, and July K.C. wheat is down 1 1/2 cents.
Firm gains developing in lean hog trade Midweek is expected to spark follow-through buyer support as traders focus on potential upcoming trade talks with China and hopes that this will improve the chances of a trade deal over the near future.